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Future Index: Our new Academy

Posted on Sep 26, 2013

We are launching the Future Index Academy as part of our mission to make higher education marketing brilliant! As you will see from our 30+ blog posts, our tweets, and our conference platforms, we are strong advocates for why marketing should be central to the higher education institutions of the future. Marketing should be top-table. […]

Future Marketing CASE Study (2)

Posted on Sep 10, 2013

We were delighted to take the stage earlier this week to deliver the Marketing Plenary at the CASE Europe Annual Conference in Manchester. As well as presenting a 7 minute video slide-show of the next 7 years, all the way up to 2020 (from Hover Trains to Hologram TV), we took a longer, more measured […]

Business School Marketing Comms to Inspire

Posted on Sep 5, 2013

Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Leadership. Communications. They are all big trends in today’s Business Schools. But who is practising what they preach? To find out, we’ve taken a closer look at which institutions are thinking differently and leading the way when it comes to their student marketing. Here are the Business School campaigns, activities and initiatives that […]

Future Marketing Lessons From The Future

Posted on Sep 2, 2013

When we took to the stage last week to present the Marketing Plenary at the CASE Europe Annual Conference in Manchester we thought we should take a little time to provide some valuable context. Our subject matter was the future – 2020 to be precise. With a room full of education marketers keen to get […]

Future Marketing CASE Study (1)

Posted on Aug 29, 2013

We were delighted to take the stage earlier this week to deliver the Marketing Plenary at the CASE Europe Annual Conference in Manchester. As well as presenting a 7 minute video slide-show of the next 7 years, all the way up to 2020 (from Hover Trains to Hologram TV), we took a longer, more measured […]

21 Alumni Marketing Comms Examples to Inspire

Posted on Aug 20, 2013

At universities all over the world there’s been a revolution in alumni relations. No longer can graduates just expect a quarterly newsletter and an annual fundraising phone call. Universities around the world are thinking innovatively, mobilising their alumni and winning hearts and minds, as a university’s past takes on a bigger role in shaping its […]

Future Learning: Alt Tech

Posted on Aug 7, 2013

This time it’s technical. Remember Labrina our virtual teenage daughter? We scoured the globe to provide her with a whole world of choice, so rather than going to university, she could build her own unique alternative learning experience (click here for Part 1). Well she’s only gone and changed her mind! She still wants an […]

Future Learning: The New School

Posted on Aug 5, 2013

Anyone involved in the designing, shaping and marketing of future education must have one eye on the New School. The New School provides competition to established institutions, yet it can also be an inspiration for much needed evolution. Educators from the New School come in many shapes and forms. And they seem to be growing […]

Future Learning: Multiple Choice

Posted on Jul 29, 2013

The future of education: The £27,000 question! There are lots of new education trends emerging. And anyone involved in designing future learning and future institutions needs to understand them. That way they can best shape their own destinies in the way that best suits the market. After all, it is a possibility soon that students […]

Future Comms: Even More Social Sparks

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

We’re seeing lots of interesting uses of social media out there. Our Lab is packed full of examples but for now we’ll share another 5 with you. Hopefully they’ll inspire you in your own thinking. One: The Social Council Many institutions are exploring ways of getting more people involved in their social platforms. Boston College […]